Gymnosperms (Seed Producing Plants: Conifers, Cycads, Ginkgo) • Earth.com

Gnetum latifolium

(Gnetum latifolium)

en

Description

Gnetum latifolium is an evergreen plant in the family Gnetaceae with a broad distribution across South East Asia. Although some of its habitat is threatened by logging and forest conversion to crops, its broad distribution afforded it an assessment of "least concern" according to The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Several varieties are accepted: - Gnetum latifolium var. latifolium - Gnetum latifolium var. funiculare Markgr. - Gnetum latifolium var. laxifrutescens (Elmer) Markgr. - Gnetum latifolium var. longipes (Markgr.) T.H.Nguyên - Gnetum latifolium var. macropodum (Kurz) Markgr. - Gnetum latifolium var. minus (Foxw.) Markgr.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Gnetopsida
Order:Gnetales
Family:Gnetaceae
Genus:Gnetum
News coming your way
The biggest news about our planet delivered to you each day